[vlc-devel] Plug-in VLC

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Aug 26 17:23:57 CEST 2009

Le mercredi 26 août 2009 18:09:35 Mazuho, vous avez écrit :
> About the question for recompilation; I don't want to have to make and make
> install everytime I see if a function I wrote actually works. It impedes
> the development hugely to have to wait 15 minutes to see the effects of
> what I just wrote. And generally plug-ins don't require the whole program
> to be recompiled and often when you write plug-ins for different programs,
> the source isn't even available.

You can run VLC from the source tree. Or you can make a separate plugin and 
compile it against an installed libvlccore including development headers.

> About the clickable; What we are looking to do is a small text-field in the
> statusbar. This is where the returned string from the php script will show
> up. And if the string is an URL I want to make it clickable as a hyperlink.
> Pretty much like "<a href=""></a>" in HTML.

You can get mouse clicks from the appropriate callbacks on the appropriate 
video output object.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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